Del Norte High School (Crescent City, California)

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Del Norte High School
1301 El Dorado Street
Crescent City, California

United States
Coordinates 41°46′11″N 124°12′33″W / 41.76984°N 124.20924°W / 41.76984; -124.20924Coordinates: 41°46′11″N 124°12′33″W / 41.76984°N 124.20924°W / 41.76984; -124.20924
Type Public
Established 1898
School district Del Norte County Unified School District
Principal Randy Fugate
Faculty 42 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 931[1] (2012-13)
Student to teacher ratio 22.2[1]
Color(s) Navy Blue and Gold[2]         
Sports football,baseball,basketball,softball,volleyball,
track,golf,tennis,soccer,cross country
Mascot Warrior
Team name Del Norte Warriors[2]
Newspaper The W. (not currently in print)

Del Norte High School or DNHS, located in Crescent City, California, is a public high school educating students from grades 9 through 12. It is the only regular public high school in Del Norte County. In 2008 DNHS was accredited for six years (through 2014) by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The principal is Coleen Parker, and the vice principals are Randy Fugate and Robert Hadfield.[3] In popular culture, Del Norte High School is the school attended by Laurel Sewell and her friends in the best-selling young adult novel, Wings.

As of 2013, it was one of five schools in California offering classes in the Yurok language.[4] Tolowa language classes have been taught "for many years."[5]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Del Norte High. National Center for Education Statistics. "Students: 931 (2012-2013)"
  2. ^ a b Del Norte Warriors (Crescent City, CA).
  3. ^ District & County Schools. DNCUSD.
  4. ^ Romney, Lee. (2013, February 6). Revival of nearly extinct Yurok language is a success story. The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 7, 2013
  5. ^ Atherton, Kelley. "Back from the Brink: Learning the Yurok Language". The Daily Triplicate. Published 16 October 2010. Accessed 30 April 2012.
  6. ^ Spencer, Adam (2012-04-28). "Tolowa mourn loss of a leader: Eunice Bommelyn". Del Norte Triplicate. Retrieved 2012-09-09. 
  7. ^ Aaron Finley (November 16, 2006). "Buck Pierce to play in Grey Cup". The Times Standard. Newsbank. Former Del Norte Warrior quarterback... 

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